Changing With Time


I know its been a while since I last blogged, of which I am sorry for, I just haven't been able to find words to write, but now I think I finally have something I want to talk about.

Two years ago today, my life changed.Yes I know its sounds dramatic and in retrospect it isn't, but to me personally, this day is quite important, because Two years ago today, 20th September 2013, I moved out of my parents house and moved into my university halls, to live on my own for the first time.

Now, being perfectly honest I don't think I would be the person I am today if I didn't move out. I am quite happy with the person I am today, and i much prefer me now than myself two years ago. Two years ago I was shy around new people (especially guys), was terrified to do anything out of my comfort zone, was even too scared to voice my opinions to anyone outside of my friend group, and most of all I was incredibly self conscious.

It strange how fast time goes, as it doesn't feel that long ago that I packed my room up and moved out, and became independent, but it has been, It has been two whole years! In that time I have lived in halls and moved back in with my parents and became a blogger and even got myself a job or two! Not only have a lot of things changed in two years but I've changed as well, and being completely honest, I feel like a completely different person, and I know it cliche but it's true. I've grown, and I am not that shy scared little girl anymore. 

I love meeting new people, I'm not shy when I meet new people and the guy thing, a lot of my close friends from uni are guys and I don't know why I was ever scared. I have come out of my comfort zone a lot, I moved to university which was a huge step for me (put it this way I cried my first night because I was terrified) but I stayed and had the best time and made the most amazing friends who feels like family. I went to concerts that I would never have gone to before and had the best time ever with my best friend (Thank you Amy!) we even have more planned which I cant wait to go to, I have even been to some on my own, again old Holly would NEVER have done that, and I'm not afraid to give my opinions because so what if someone disagrees with me, its not the end of the world, and I'm not as self conscious as I used to be which I love, I actually feel confident and proud of myself for the things I have done, and I would never have become this person if I didn't move out two years ago, and I'm now a blogger! Which is one of the best decisions I ever made, if you told 2013 Holly she would be writing about her life on the internet for people to see and have made friends because of it, she would have called you crazy, but look at me now, I'm loving it, I love blogging, the chance to write anything I want and have people read it is amazing and to have friends because of it is amazing.

  Moving out gave me the chance to become who I am (its cliche I know) It forced me to become an individual instead of hiding in the background which I did before. I became more confident, more sure of myself and honestly proud of who I am. I would not be the person who I am today if it weren't for this day two years ago. It seems so insignificant but it means so much to me, that day changed my life and I don't think I will ever forget that day, because I don't know who I would be right now without it. So two years ago today, 20th September 2013 was the start of the New Holly 

Write again soon xxx 

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  1. It's great to reflect and it's so great to hear the changes you've seen the last two years!

    xoxo Emily

  2. Im slow at reading this, but just catching up today and it's my favourite post I've read in ages from anyone! <3 I know exactly what you mean lovely, I'm totally different to who I once was; and it's amazing! Who knows what the next few years will bring eh?? :D xxx

  3. Well done for taking the first step those few years ago!

  4. Can totally relate to this even though I haven't moved away from home yet. One of the things that really changed me was going in to sixth form. It gave me a lot more freedom and responsibility and allowed me to get much more confident! x



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